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Dentons strengthens its Istanbul presence with new competition team
The firm has appointed Şahin Ardıyok as a Partner to its Competition practice. He is joined by a team of five lawyers and three economists. They will operate from Dentons’ local partnership firm Balcioğlu Selçuk Akman Keki (BASEAK).
Vox Tax: Cross-border tax structuring
Welcome to Vox Tax, a series of Dentons global reports dedicated to the most pressing tax matters facing CEOs, CFOs, general counsel and tax directors.
Jay Haugen joins Dentons Edmonton
A partner in our Corporate Commercial Group, Jay brings more than 14 years of experience in the area of intellectual property; including patents, trademarks, and technology licensing.
Dentons Canada gives startups a helping hand
The Dentons Canada Startup Program provides an affordable and predictable fee arrangement for incorporation and access to a proprietary suite of legal documents and policies designed for startups and which are readily customizable, along with advice on intellectual property and licensing strategy by experienced practitioners.
The future of UK pensions? The DWP consults on "defined ambition"
Defined benefit pension schemes (DB), whether final salary or career average (CARE), place the risks firmly with the employer who is expected to make up any shortfall in funding to provide these guaranteed benefits.
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
Interested in a world of opportunity? Then we invite you to consider beginning your career with Dentons, one of the largest law firms in the world with over 79 locations in 52 countries and more than 2,500 lawyers and professionals with whom you might be working on any given day.
Dentons adds depth to its Middle East construction practice with partner hire
Dentons is pleased to announce that Ian Dalley has joined its Abu Dhabi office as a partner in the Construction practice. He has been based in Abu Dhabi for six and a half years.
Legal Directories recognise the firm's strength in Kazakhstan
The firm's Kazakhstan office has secured excellent ranking in a number of legal directories. The Legal 500 EMEA 2013 ranked us as a Tier 1 international firm, while Chambers Global 2013 gave us a top-tier ranking in Energy and Natural Resources and General Business Law.
FReD Live - Consumer Credit Regulation
In this FReD Live breakfast briefing, members of our Financial Services and Funds practice will talk about the changes to the scope and nature of regulation, the effects on consumer credit firms and what firms should be doing now.
Banking and finance is at the heart of every economy, providing the means to help businesses expand and investors grow. Dentons’ Banking and Finance team operates at the industry’s forefront, working with innovative finance products across the world.
Our integrated global team of Banking and Finance lawyers and professionals offers an expansive breadth of insight, helping our clients to structure and document transactions that help to provide financing to virtually every industry. Since Dentons represents both finance providers and users, you benefit from counsel that understands the needs and wants of each party. Whether yours is a domestic bank in Hong Kong, a government development bank in Moscow, or banks in several other locations, our team understands you.
Dentons’ extensive, deep sector-specific experience also ensures you’re working with a team that’s fluent in your language and understands the local market. In fact, emerging jurisdictions often engage Dentons to assist in the development of banking and finance legislative frameworks. The following represents just a small part of our focus:
At the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai today Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), which has fast become a pillar of Islamic banking in the UAE and the Middle East, honoured Dentons for its significant contribution to the Islamic banking sector. The only law firm recipient, Dentons was presented with its award by ADIB in appreciation of the firm's significant contribution to the development of Islamic Finance.
AirFinance Journal's 2012 Lawyers Survey ranked SNR Denton first in the Most Commercially Aware, Most Innovative, Deals Done Quickly, After-Deal Support and Fairest Fee categories. The Firm came in second for Best Overall Law Firm and Best Industry Knowledge. Read more
We came away with three awards from the Compliance Register Platinum Awards that were held at Lancaster Hotel in London on 29 November. In a repeat of last year's success, the FReD team won “Editorial Team of the Year” and Emma Radmore won “Best Compliance Trainer”. Jerome Walker won an award for “Best Adviser for International Banks”. The firm was also runner up in the firm and individual “Best Lawyer/Law Firm - Regulatory and Commercial” categories. Read more
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In the recent case of Torre Asset Funding Ltd & anr v. The Royal Bank of Scotland plc the High Court looked at the duties of a facility agent appointed on LMA "market standard" terms (LMA terms).
The case involved a multi-tiered complex financing, with interlocking finance documents. The judgment inevitably related to the complex facts. This article will not explore the background facts. Nonetheless, it is still possible to extract from the judgment three principles likely to apply to most agents appointed on LMA terms. Read more
English schemes of arrangement (Schemes) have become a useful and established procedure for restructuring the debts of foreign companies incurred under English law finance documents. For an overview of why they are useful and how they work, see our July 2011 article "Financial restructurings of foreign companies through English schemes of arrangement". But what, if anything, has changed since then? Rachel Anthony and Hayley Çapani explain the key recent developments. Read more
The High Court recently considered the consequences of the inclusion of a rogue ampersand (i.e. the symbol "&") in a party's name in a document to be presented under a letter of credit (LC). Should this relieve the LC's issuer from its duty to pay against a presentation of specified documents? The court decided that it did. Alexander Hewitt explains. Read more
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Alex Stolarsky, German Attorney-at-Law from Beiten Burkhardt’s Moscow office, has joined Dentons’ German Practice in Russia. Read more
Dentons has advised The Government of Ras Al Khaimah, acting through the Investment & Development Office, on its listing of RAK Capital's US$2 billion Trust Certificate Issuance Programme on NASDAQ Dubai, and the subsequent US$500 million sukuk issue under the Programme. Read more
Dentons has advised Barclays Bank Plc on the roll-out of two additional payment solutions to its mobile payments app Barclays Pingit; 'buyit' and 'mobile checkout'. Read more
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